- The list below includes 40 free or cheap things to do in or near Sanford, North Carolina, including 65 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From San-Lee Park to San-Lee Recreation & Educational Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Sanford and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Apex, Southern Pines, Fuquay-Varina and Pittsboro.
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Military buffs frequent the 82nd Airborne Division War Memorial in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The institution is also a museum dedicated to the legacy of the 82nd Airborne. This is an indoor/outdoor museum best visited in clement weather. It is open Tuesday through Saturday.
Jugtown Pottery has been recognized with the North Carolina Folk Heritage Award and the National Endowment of the Arts National Heritage Fellowship for its pottery created just as it has been since 1917 at the same location. Visitors can also see the Jugtown Museum to learn more about the history.
Sitting on 224-acres of land, the Thomas E Brooks Park is an outdoor recreational park that includes a baseball field, soccer fields, a walking trail, and picnic shelters. The park also has a playground for children.
Cary, North Carolina's Jump! Zone is a large indoor playground for children. It features slides, ball pits, climbing bars, inflatable bounce pads and plenty of other divertisments. Jump! Zone offers birthday packages and is a favorite destination for church youth groups, scouting troups and other kids' organiza…
Encompassing 160 acres, Apex Community Park hosts a variety of outdoor interests. Grounds accommodate several athletic courts and sports fields, nature trails, playground, dock and 50 acre lake for water activities including fishing.
Designed by William Rawn Associates of Boston, the Koka Booth Amphitheatre is located within 14 acres of forest next to Symphony Lake. The outdoor venue features concerts and specialty performances for up to 7,000 people.
Crowder District Park occupies 33 acres made up of old forest growth and landscaped areas. Amenities include walking trails, a pond, sand volleyball court, playing fields, three playgrounds and an amphitheater for community events.